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What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.0 100.00%

MHz Convert

What is MHz Convert?

This adware (AKA WinCheck, CMI, ConvertAd) is an ad Injector that is typically bundled with unwanted software offers. This particular ad injector is an unwanted software program that is deceptive, difficult to remove as well as impacts the security of the user's privacy and computer health. It also displays intrusive advertisements in the browser which promote and trick users into installing other unwanted adware or malware. The program, which runs as a startup process in the background works by injecting into the browser ads on web pages that either do not normally appear or by replacing existing ads that are part of the existing site with ads from different companies with low quality offerings as well as malware. It works by monitoring and intercepting the user's web browser connections and injecting new content before the browser serve it up.

Overview

During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named bnsq7b37.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in MHz Convert.
bnsq7b37.exe (dd59948bdadbcadb790317521e9b912f) has been flagged by the following 19 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 663 Trojan.GenericKD.2241114
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Trojan.GenericKD.2241114
avast! 2014.9-150413 Win32:Dropper-gen [Drp]
AVG 2016.0.3141 Generic_r
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15413 Adware.Win32.ConvertAd.DE
Bitdefender 1.0.20.515 Trojan.GenericKD.2241114
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.15.04.13.04 Trojan.GenericKD.2241114
ESET-NOD32 9.11392 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.DE
Fortinet FortiGate 4/13/2015 Riskware/ConvertAd
F-Secure 11.2015-13-04_2 Trojan.GenericKD.2241114
G Data 15.4.25 Trojan.GenericKD.2241114
McAfee 5600.6797 Artemis!DD59948BDADB
MicroWorld-eScan 16.0.0.309 Trojan.GenericKD.2241114
nProtect 15.03.27.01 Trojan.GenericKD.2241114
Symantec 4/13/2015 rev. 2 Trojan.Gen
Trend Micro 10.465.13 TROJ_GEN.R047C0OCS15
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 TROJ_GEN.R047C0OCS15
VIPRE Antivirus 38850 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 19 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\89be8236-1426528866-e311-a8d2-a02bb835d8f4
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\89BE8236-1426528866-E311-A8D2-A02BB835D8F4\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by MHz Convert

Program executable:bnsq7b37.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\89be8236-1426528866-e311-a8d2-a02bb835d8f4\bnsq7b37.exe
MD5:dd59948bdadbcadb790317521e9b912f
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bnsq7B37.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinCheck' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\89BE8236-1426528866-E311-A8D2-A02BB835D8F4\bnsq7B37.exe.

How do I remove MHz Convert?

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Or, you can uninstall MHz Convert from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program MHz Convert, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove MHz Convert.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 25%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%
Windows 8 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 25.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.78%
  Germany 11.11%
  UA 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
GIGABYTE 25.00%
Common models
Packard Bell EasyNote TM8... 25.00%
HP 15 Notebook PC 25.00%
Gigabyte M61PME-S2P 25.00%
Gateway DX4870 25.00%

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